fbpx
Sign up now!
Don't show this again

Thank you for confirming your subscription!

(And remember, if ever you want to change your email preferences or unsubscribe, just click on the links at the bottom of any email.)
Tap to download the app
X
Share
X

REPORTS

Collect articles and features into your own report to read later, print or share with others

Create a New Report

Favorites

Read Later

Create a new report

Report title (required) Brief description (optional)
CREATE
X
NEXT
POULTRY PORK
follow us


You must be logged in to edit your profile.

Favorites Read Later My Reports PHT Special Reports
Poultry Health Today is equipped with some amazing (and free) tools for organizing and sharing content, as well as creating your own magazines and special reports. To access them, please register today.
Sponsored by Zoetis

Sponsored By Zoetis

.
Featured Video Play Icon

‘Vets on Call’ video series visits major US egg producer

Ensuring the health and welfare of laying hens at Rose Acre Farms —the second largest egg producer in the US — is the subject of a two-part video of the popular “Vets on Call” YouTube series.

“It’s unfortunate people don’t know how birds are raised or where their eggs come from,” laments company veterinarian Dan Wilson as he visits egg-laying chicken farms in Indiana.

The birds that Wilson cares for are raised in various styles of houses including aviary-style and cage-style.

“It’s in our best interest to provide our birds everything they need, that they’re well-housed and not mistreated,” he explains. “If birds were mistreated, they would not let eggs.”

In a lighter moment, the video shows Wilson making the rounds and examining the body, bone and fat condition of the hens. And at one point, Wilson even speaks to them.

“I’ve just been around chickens a lot,” he says after imitating one of the thousands of birds under his care. “I like to make noises back to them.”

He later ads, ““I’m proud of our work. I’m happy we improve the quality of life of our birds. And we provide high quality food for people. It’s an amazing thing.”

Watch Part 2

 

Vets On Call is presented by Zoetis and features vets on the job and their clients across the US who volunteer to be filmed.




Posted on January 20, 2016

tags: , , , ,
RELATED NEWS



You must be logged in to edit your profile.

Google Translate is provided on this website as a reference tool. However, Poultry Health Today and its sponsor and affiliates do not guarantee in any way the accuracy of the translated content and are not responsible for any event resulting from the use of the translation provided by Google. By choosing a language other than English from the Google Translate menu, the user agrees to withhold all liability and/or damage that may occur to the user by depending on or using the translation by Google.